Have you met any fellow UKMixers?

 

Postby Benjamin » Fri May 28, 2010 7:18 pm

Was wondering! I know some people from here have met each other during scandalous nights out in bars all over the UK ( :P ). I wonder who else?

I've met 3 Mixers now. The lovely Mr. Handsome from Belgium a couple of times now (Frederic of course), Mr. Moderator while visiting Amsterdam (the lovely Plym) and yesterday I met up with the one and only Thriller (also in Amsterdam).

Although it's quite strange at first, all the times have been really fun! It's weird to see the face behind the avatar, but after a while it's like you do know each other for a long time (which you kind of do, of course).

Soooo.. who else?
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Postby theberen » Fri May 28, 2010 8:10 pm

I've not met anyone from here but I'd like to. It's difficult because the people I get on with are scattered all about the place, from Northern Ireland to Sweden, from Kent to Germany!
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Postby Plym » Fri May 28, 2010 8:20 pm

I've met BanZai and one other.

I'd happily meet BanZai again. It wasn't uncomfortable and I wasn't nervous and we chatted and chatted and he was exactly like I thought he'd be.

There's plenty I'd like to meet. They know who they are.
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Postby SholasBoy » Fri May 28, 2010 8:29 pm

Dazzle
king_oxymoron
steophonic
Thriller
martinp
naughtynae
Yoshimo
BranchFanUK

Sorry if I missed anyone :)
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Postby TheRealest » Fri May 28, 2010 9:09 pm

Nope! Cause most of y'all live overseas and I live in America. :D
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Postby Brazilian » Fri May 28, 2010 9:14 pm

No !But I'd like to meet some of them in UK (Londom),on vacations.Maybe in the end of this year. :P
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Postby Bhaggers » Fri May 28, 2010 9:16 pm

No, but I would like to meet a few. I reckon they know who they are, and I think we would get on spiffingly! :D
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Postby steophonic » Fri May 28, 2010 9:40 pm

Met quite a few over the years...

Met more than once....
king_oxymoron
martinp
John
matthew_dixon
Amir
Lars
tdc2000

Met once...
SholasBoy
Thriller
Dazzle
potojr
pepster

I think that's all of them...

That's probably more than enough :lol:

Saying that, I'd like to meet up with several of these guys again as I had some great times and always love an excuse to head south... and there are still a couple more people I'd quite like to meet before my time on the mix is up. :wink:
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Postby Marius » Fri May 28, 2010 9:53 pm

I met

matthew_dixon
tdc2000
pepster
John
Lars
Amir
steophonic
king_oxymoron

and heh that's it but i am going to meet three more over the next three months :D
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Postby matthew_dixon » Fri May 28, 2010 10:06 pm

Quite a few, let's see...

Chantal - at a Sherbet Antlers gig
Pippa_Paranoia - stayed the night on her floor... together with the mouse!
Dazzle - in a small McDonalds at Leicester Square before a night out in GAY
loopdaloop_69 - with Dazzle
king_oxymoron - with Dazzle
lars - on the train at Hayward's Heath
aneta - with Lars
Amir - with Lars
Virgostar - in a restaurant in Brighton
John - shortly after Virgostar
LaDiDah - with John
potojr - outside the Houses of Parliament before going for lunch in a pub one day
tdc2000 - at Victoria Station, before showing them Buckingham Palace
steophonic - in a Spanish restaurant in Camden
RobW - at Cardiff University Students Union. With John. VERY randomly!
pepster - By the tube station at Swiss Cottage in London
Tiger - Outside my house here in Cardiff... and then a month at a hotel in Jerusalem!

I think that's all, and I think that's just about in order as well... Should be at least one more before the year is out I reckon.
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Postby aishawch » Sat May 29, 2010 12:55 am

I would love to visit everyone I've chatted with on MSN and on Facebook. :D :D Maybe I should start visiting xtofer,abi and pollei first.
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Postby FreakyFlyBry » Sat May 29, 2010 4:09 am

Despite me being on UKMIX for nearly 8 years... I haven't met any UKMIXers yet. :o Must be the distance factor, as I'm in Canada and far away from any other UKMIXers.

However, I am currently hoping this will change this year as I've become more comfortable travelling, and want to get a few meet-ups in this year. :)

I have met a few people I know from other forums though, and they're pretty much as I expected them to be - basically, if I get along fine with you on MSN/forums, I'll get along fine with you in real life.
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Postby FutureMan » Sat May 29, 2010 4:25 am

I haven`t met you yet
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Postby Shorty » Sat May 29, 2010 4:52 am

I haven't and I'm not likely to ever meet anybody, considering as of today I am the only active New Zealander on the forum.

I wish I could meet my J-pop friends and go to an Ayu gig or something though :lol:
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Postby Mikerocha » Sat May 29, 2010 4:54 am

therealestMC wrote:Nope! Cause most of y'all live overseas and I live in America. :D
+ 1 just like me

I used to live in Portugal but not anymore... Don't know if any Portuguese UKmixers lived near me :P
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Postby king_oxymoron » Sat May 29, 2010 5:15 am

I think I hold the record. I am the UKMix BIKE :lol: Let's see... in order of how many times we'vet met.

martinp - I see Martin probably on average once a week, for the last few years. Off to his house tonight in fact, my little bro!

Dazzle - The first UKMixer I met, and the last one I saw. Met in my home town like 6 years ago!

steophonic - My northern drinking buddy, been out on a few very messy nights, with more to come!

More than once -
SholasBoy - On a few very messy nights out!
RockTheBoat - Usually just in front of the TV with a few cans
loopdaloop69 - Back when he was with Dazzle, and at a few gigs since.
PippaParanoia - With Daz and on a few nights out!
Skelofect - With Daz
John/thelazyboy - At verious meet ups for a few pints!
matthew_dixon - At numerous meet ups
Amir - A couple of camp/karaoke nights :P
lars - For drinks/dinner a couple times.
KnightRider - Through Daz and martin
StevieFM - First through Daz and then at Estelle/other soul gigs!
Hype - With Martin on a few nights out in Soho

Once -
Thriller - At one very messy weekend!
MadeOfBricks/Twixy - To see Lucie Silvas in Birmingham!
Flea - With Daz/David
crazyman324 - On a night out with Martin
potojr - At a Camden meet up
tdc2000 - At a Camden meet up
Virgostar - Mosying around London on her birthday!
ollie44 - At a football match he was playing in,
Star - Very briefly one drunken night.

Yeah... quite a few. Sorry if I missed anyone!
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Postby SholasBoy » Sat May 29, 2010 9:20 am

Ahh yes Adam reminded me there of 3 more I've met :lol:

Ollie 44, StevieFM and Knightrider
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Postby Thombus » Sat May 29, 2010 10:21 am

Nah I've not met up with anyone as yet, but there are a select few I'd like to have a few pints with :)
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Postby Virgostar » Sat May 29, 2010 12:57 pm

Righty o, here's my short little list:

Muzikritik - when he came to Sydney many years ago for a visit with some family members. Played tour guide and he was kind enough to give me his copy of Brooke Fraser's first album as a way of saying thanks, which hadn't come out at the time in Australia! Still play that album a lot too.

Then the rest were all from my 21st birthday trip around the world:

John - once in London, mosied around music shops for the arvo/afternoon and contacted Daz, who couldn't understand me and my accent :lol:. Then we caught up again in Brighton for a small UKMIX gathering. Also met...

loopdaloop69 - In his lunch break (?) at some music store John & I happened to walk into.

Dazzle - met him the day before said 21st birthday. Almost got lost meeting him and martinp too. :lol:

martinp - on the same day as Daz and once again with another UKMIXer (see below) for my birthday the next day!

Adam/king_oxymoron - as he mentioned, mosying around London on my 21st, him and Martin gave me a card which was lurvely! (Random memory - can vaguely remember lunch at TGIF's and one or both of you being fussy about the contents of your hamburger :lol: ) Adam thought I was really weird (still does) for wearing a tiara around London all day :P Not like I do it at home....:P

matthew_dixon, PippaParanoia, lars, aneta, Amir (who talks really frickin fast), LaDiDah (am I missing anybody else from that meet aside from John who I mentioned above?) - in a restaurant in Brighton, a hastily organised meeting whilst on my travels in Europe. Just wish I hadn't had to have take off so fast in the end. Lindz/PP did get her Swiss chocolate back eventually!

Still want to meet a lot more people though, I should make up a wishlist :lol:.
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Postby king_oxymoron » Sat May 29, 2010 1:01 pm

Virgostar wrote:Adam/king_oxymoron - as he mentioned, mosying around London on my 21st, him and Martin gave me a card which was lurvely! (Random memory - can vaguely remember lunch at TGIF's and one or both of you being fussy about the contents of your hamburger :lol: ) Adam thought I was really weird (still does) for wearing a tiara around London all day :P Not like I do it at home....:P
:lol: BOTH of us :P

And I thought it was.... brave :lol:
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Postby matthew_dixon » Sat May 29, 2010 1:27 pm

Oh aye - I should mention that when I say "where" on my list, I mean the FIRST time I met them.

In terms of frequency...

ONCE
RobW
LaDiDah
Virgostar
Dazzle
loopdaloop_69
aneta
Pippa_Paranoia

TWICE
pepster (within a week of one another I think)
Tiger

THREE TIMES
king_oxymoron
steophonic

FOUR TIMES
tdc2000 (twice on each of two of his UK visits)
lars

FIVE TIMES
Amir
John

SIX TIMES (I think...)
potojr

TOO MANY TO COUNT :lol:
Chantal (I think we must be over 30 by now probably, when you put together all the gigs, all the Jam Jar nights, all the music quiz nights, birthday events etc... and to think it all started because Lindz persuaded me to join the SpaceTheBand forum and I found someone who also liked Divine Comedy, Bluetones, Catatonia, Space and Ooberman!)
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Postby Virgostar » Sat May 29, 2010 1:30 pm

king_oxymoron wrote:
Virgostar wrote:Adam/king_oxymoron - as he mentioned, mosying around London on my 21st, him and Martin gave me a card which was lurvely! (Random memory - can vaguely remember lunch at TGIF's and one or both of you being fussy about the contents of your hamburger :lol: ) Adam thought I was really weird (still does) for wearing a tiara around London all day :P Not like I do it at home....:P
:lol: BOTH of us :P

And I thought it was.... brave :lol:
Ah now I remember...can't remember what you both hated though. And yes, it was, erm, "brave" of me to wear it...but like I said, I don't do it at home and besides, I'm never going to turn 21 again in a foreign city, so why not do something a bit out of the ordinary?
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Postby SholasBoy » Sat May 29, 2010 1:32 pm

I'ma wear a tiara next time I'm in London I reckon :D
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Postby Virgostar » Sat May 29, 2010 1:53 pm

I wonder if you'll get randoms saying "hello princess" to you too :lol:
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Postby SholasBoy » Sat May 29, 2010 2:03 pm

Virgostar wrote:I wonder if you'll get randoms saying "hello princess" to you too :lol:
I usually do anyway :lol:
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